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Firefighter contain brush fire along Arroyo Mocho creek

Livermore blaze started Monday afternoon

Firefighters contained a brush fire in Livermore Monday afternoon, and stayed on-scene overnight to conduct a fire watch.

Crews responded to a vegetation fire in the vicinity of Aaron and Holmes streets at 2:51 p.m., where they found grass, brush and trees burning in the area of the Arroyo Mocho creek.

Firefighters spent about 45 minutes getting the fire contained. A total of six fire engines responded. Personnel remained on scene overnight

and into today to make sure the fire doesn't flare up again, firefighters said.

Holmes Street was closed for roughly an hour.

No injuries were reported and no structures were damaged.

Investigators believe the incident began on property near the creek. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

— Bay City News Service

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